Consultant in Anaesthesia

Ayrshire and Arran
£78304.00 to £105570.00
21 Jul 2017
28 Aug 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited from enthusiastic and forward thinking anaesthetists for a post as a Consultant Anaesthetist to join the Department of Anaesthesia at University Hospital Crosshouse, which currently has 28 Consultants, 3 Associate Specialists, 2 Staff Grade Doctors, 3 Specialty Doctors and 12 Trainee Anaesthetists.  The post will involve theatre and maternity sessions, and the post holder will have the opportunity to develop sub-specialty interests to complement the existing expertise and interests of the department. Applications from those with an interest in chronic pain management would be particularly welcome.

University Hospital Crosshouse is a 539-bedded general hospital located on the outskirts of Kilmarnock, which was opened in 1982 and has been expanded and upgraded regularly since then, including the co-location of the Ayrshire Maternity Unit in 2006.  The hospital serves the population of North and East Ayrshire, a base population of 225,000.

University Hospital Crosshouse currently has 6 Level 3 beds and 16 Level 2 beds located separately.  The local Acute Service Review has plans to develop a 24 bedded Combined Critical Care Facility, with co-location of ICU, surgical HDU and medical HDU.

For information and informal visits, please contact Dr M Watson, Clinical Director, Tel: 01563 827172 (Secretary) or 01563 521133 (Switchboard).

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Closing date:  28 August 2017 (noon).  Please quote Ref No: MD/258/17.


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